Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Fort Hood Memorial Ceremony

Spc. Brian Hill, who was wounded in Iraq, pays tribute to victims of the Fort Hood shooting at the III Corps Headquarters on Tuesday. “It was a shock because it came from one of our own,” Hill said. “When you are at home you don’t expect things like this to happen.”

President Barack Obama speaks to soldiers, families and civilians during the memorial ceremony for the victims of Thursday’s shooting at Fort Hood. “We are a nation that endures because of the courage of those who defend it” said Obama.

PFC Chris Gaines, 23, awaits the memorial ceremony at Fort Hood.

Angie Hatla and her daughter, Leslie, pay respect to the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting. Hundreds of families and civilians joined soldiers in solidarity at a memorial ceremony on Tuesday.

Soliders watch the memorial ceremony from an M4 Sherman Tank.

Tired troops line up in formation outside the III Corps Headquarters following the memorial ceremony.

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